Today: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu met with President Obama on Monday putting forward a request for an
increase in US military aid to Israel.
They discussed renewal of a military package already in place with the
Israeli PM requesting a large increase from $3 billion to $5 billion.
Here to discuss this visit as well as the
increased tensions in the Israeli Palestinian conflict is Middle East expert
and author Phyllis Bennis, and the Rev Graylan Hagler who helped to win UCC
Church passing a divestment and boycott resolution vs Israel.
And the crisis around fraud in the recent
Presidential election in Haiti continues.
Police have attacked protesters with tear gas, batons and gun fire and
Dr. Maryse Narcisse the candidate of the Lavalas Party today has filed a
protest with Haiti’s Electoral Council.
Our guests are journalist Jake Johnston, who was on the ground covering the
elections, and Haitian American activist Franz Jerome.
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